Category: REVIEWS

Mark Barnes

The Meteor isn’t simply a Merlin with the supercharger removed! THE ROLLS-ROYCE METEOR – Cromwell and other applications. (Rolls-Royce Heritage Trust No 35). Evans, McWilliams,…

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What really impressed me is the honesty. There is no sugar coating or trying to portray the GI as movie heroes  Lots of books are written…

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Britain lost one million souls during the war of 1914-18 and of the millions who came home to the ‘Land fit for heroes’ a number…

Mark Barnes

Just to prove my theory that speed reading a few sections of a book is no way to prepare a review, I tried it with…

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I am just back from a few days on the Arnhem trail and there are few things more humbling than a visit to the cemetery…

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The ladies in the PR department at Pen & Sword are anything but daft. Actually, they are perfectly charming when they email me. On with…

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Try and have a guess how many books have been published in the English language about some facet or other of World War II. Well…

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Books can be wonderful things and there have been times when I have really blessed my good fortune for accepting this gig when the coffee…

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I’ve been banging my drum about this series of books for a while now and I’m not ashamed to say the song remains the same…

Mark Barnes

Just for a change we are abandoning the 20th Century and skipping back a hundred years to the days of the redcoats when the British…

Mark Barnes

A prolific and much loved writer, the late Pierre Berton’s passion for Canadian history resounded through his long career as a journalist and broadcaster. A…

I’m not quite sure how best to describe Andy Robertshaw. He might prefer historian, writer, educator, documentary maker, museum director or archaeologist; I am really…